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Myth, Movies, Monsters, and SCIENCE! In our eyes, it's all natural...ish.

Dec 11, 2018

This week Alex and Ben dive into the spooky (or maybe not so spooky) world of the mummies. Today they are frightful cursed monsters, but were they always? As a special treat for this special episode our hosts are even recording from the same location! Science in the News covers ethically dubious genetically...


Nov 19, 2018

Frank Herbert did his homework before writing his classic science fiction novel, Dune. So in order to cover the biology of all-important giant sandworms of Arrakis at the center of the series, Alex and Ben must deliver a giant episode taking cues from the Dune Encyclopedia along the way. And right in time...


Nov 12, 2018

It's ALIVE! Or is it? Actually, how could such an abomination even survive? The frightful rattenkonig sits in that murky ground between fact and fiction; territory that is perfect for Naturalish! Alex and Ben not only discuss rat king biology, but the psychology of why such a grotesque idea stuck around over...


Nov 5, 2018

Boo! Merry Spookmas! It's Naturalish Nights! Deck the halls with webs of cob. Good spookings to you and you kin. That's right! We are in the thick of that age-old festive season and to celebrate Alex and Ben are taking a look at Gizmo, Spike, and the rest of the mogwai from the terrifying Christmas classic Gremlins. How...


Oct 29, 2018

Undead, Z's, ghouls, ZOMBIES! Call them what you will, the living dead are coming for you and the only way to defend yourself is with science! That's why Alex and Ben wade into the spooky world of undead anatomy this week. Our mission: to discover the most effective way to kill one of these mindless abominations by...